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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
308 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MAINLY FOR PORTIONS OF THE
COACHELLA VALLEY...

.HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER SOUTHERN ARIZONA WILL BRING HOT
WEATHER THROUGH WEDNESDAY TO THE LOWER DESERTS. A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE MOVING INLAND THROUGH NORTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
WILL BRING A COOLING TREND BEGINNING THURSDAY.

CAZ061-065-042130-
/O.CON.KSGX.HT.Y.0002.150804T1900Z-150806T0100Z/
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
308 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF THE COACHELLA VALLEY.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES...112 TO 115 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS.

* OUTLOOK...COOLING FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE... RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING.  KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE.  WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION.   HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

$$

FOR A DETAILED MAP OF THE HAZARD:
WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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